Galapagos Information - Columbus TravelBartholomew Island

White-Sand Beach

Sea turtles use the beach as a nesting site and can sometimes be found wading in the shallow water near the shore, or resting in the sand to recover from the arduous task of digging nests, laying eggs and covering them over. The beach offers excellent swimming and snorkeling opportunities. Galápagos penguins are frequently seen swimming in these waters.


Highlights: One of the best areas to get photos of Galápagos penguins
Animals: Mating sea turtles, sting rays, white-tipped sharks, penguins
Difficulty: Easy walk and good snorkeling
Landing: Wet

*Note that the listed activites may differ depending of the time of the day of your visit, cruise itinerary and National Park regulations.

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